Kenny Scharf and Kiehl’s collaborating for children’s charities this holiday season.
When I saw Kenny Scharf painting this mural a couple of weeks ago, he was asking whether he should climb up the precarious ladder and paint one more character on top of the painting. Saying he didn’t like repeating character colors I suggested a shiny black face looking askance at the rest cavorting below. I think he took my suggestion to heart.
You can still see a bit of Kenny Scharf‘s colors on the side of the wall. JR is noted for his politically themed ultra-blowup photos. “Lakota, North Dakota” will highlight the Standing Rock and Pineridge Native Reservations — some of the most important Native American reservations whose impoverished and forgotten communities have suffered unspeakable hardships. – Goldman press release.
You need to be on the south side of Houston Street to really see the image, up-close it is hard to read. I think the vertical white stains are an excess of paste.
Bowery Boogie has photos of the transition, links and story..
I missed the main action of him camouflaging himself with paint in front of the Kenny Scharf mural. EV Grieve explains.